Effects of the Health Transformation Programme on tuberculosis burden in Turkey

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Yildirim Z., Turkkani M. H. , Bozkurt H., Islek E., Mollahaliloglu S., Erkoc Y.

RESPIRATORY MEDICINE, vol.107, no.12, pp.2029-2037, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 107 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.rmed.2013.09.011
  • Title of Journal : RESPIRATORY MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.2029-2037


Objective: The Fifty-ninth Turkish Government announced an emergency action plan and embarked on a comprehensive health reform named "Health Transformation Program" (HTP) in 2003. This study investigated the effects of HTP on tuberculosis (TB) burden from 2003 to 2010 in Turkey.